Our client is an award-winning, full service, commercial law firm and they are rapidly developing a national reputation for its innovative approach to delivering legal services. They operate in the financial services, leisure, retail & consumer goods, technology & media, renewables, housing and public sectors. Their specialisms are real estate, banking and finance, commercial, corporate, employment, dispute resolution and litigation.
We are seeking a Senior Case Handler for our client and your role will be to deal with the sales of properties that have been taken into possession. This is traditional conveyancing with a twist due to the nature of the work undertaken. Your role will be to investigate the title and carry out searches similar to when purchasing a property to ensure that the property is marketable. The role will involve entering information on the case management system and opening files, title checking, ordering and checking searches, issuing contracts, dealing with enquiries, the exchange and completion formalities together with dealing with the distribution of any surplus to the next entitled once the sale has completed. Responsbilities will include:
Check new instructions opened correctly
Check proceedings issued correctly
Prepare witness statement ad instruct agents
Costs - return figures to clients promptly
Day to day post, phone calls and e-mails
Dealing with urgent applications made by the borrower
Ensuring all client reports are completed accurately and on time
For this role, our client is looking for someone who has:
Experience of running a case load (ideally within a legal environment) but not essential. Superb communication skills, organised and able to work in a busy environment is key.
Contributory Pension, Group Life, Private Medical Insurance, 25 days' holiday & a flexible benefits scheme.
Monday to Friday 9am - 5.30pm.
Central Bristol, no car parking.